Jan 2, 2010 6:30pm EST
with those explosives. and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> reporter: the president said even before the christmas day indent, his administration has been pursuing this group along with the wider al qaeda network. >> this was a failure and a breakdown from beginning to end. >> reporter: republicans are critical of the vacationing president and his homeland security chief with some even calling for her to resigned. >> she said that the system worked last week. that shows that she's out of touch. i don't think that she's competent to run that agency. >> reporter: but today the president urged unity. but unity may be hard to find back in washington. the president is heading home a day early. his administration will face tough questions from lawmakers who are conducting an investigation of their own. and white house aides said that the president is heading home early because he has a lot on his plate and wants to get straight back to work. first up on his agenda, a meeting with the heads of all of the relevant agencies to figure out what went wrong. >> john? >> thanks ve
Jan 9, 2010 6:30pm EST
a victory. >> i think it's really inspiring to hold america to cook something fresh. our hope is that there will be recipes in there, they'll want to try that. that's our hope. one vegetable at a time we can make a difference. >> so cool to take the cook-off to the white house. if the recipes intrigued you, we posted them at abcnews.com. >>> and that's the broadcast for this evening. >>> tomorrow on "good morning america" -- the farms in the deep south, you saw ryan owens there earlier, after tonight's potentially devastating freeze. we'll have much more on it tomorrow morning. i'm david muir. from all of us here at abc news, thank you for watching on a saturday night. have a good evening. good night. (announcer) we speak car. we speak rpms so you can zip by other cars. but we also speak mpgs so you can fly by gas stations. in fact, we speak mpgs so fluently, we can say ford fusion is the most fuel-efficient midsize sedan in america. yes, we speak car. and apparently, quite well. fusion is now motor trend's 2010 car of the year.
Jan 16, 2010 6:30pm EST
in america history. >> reporter: good evening, dan. president obama called president bush on wednesday evening soliciting him in this mission with former president bill clinton and we heard from all three presidents today. >> our longer term effort will not be measured in days and weeks. it will be measured in months and even years. >> i know a lot of people want to send blankets or water, just send your cash. one of the things that president and i will do is to make sure your money is spent wisely. >> i was in those hotels that collapsed. i had meals with people who are dead. the cathedral church that hillary and i sat in 34 years ago is total rubble. >> and three presidents getting together announcing a new website. where relief efforts will be located. it's clintonbushhaitifund.org. dan? >> jake, $100 million have been pledged the relief effort here. what more can the former presidents do on this front? >> a lot more than $100 million is anticipated to be needed for this effort. . and president obama got involved in trying to solicit these two presidents. to launch this effort, he's
Jan 23, 2010 6:30pm EST
. >>> and that is "world news" for this saturday. >>> tomorrow on "good morning america" -- more on the president's political makeover, i'm john berman, stay warm and have a good night.
Jan 30, 2010 6:30pm EST
who can't be in the same place. >> there are many, many children in america who are father absent. that will no longer be father absent because of this new law. >> reporter: there are downsides. it's not as good as being in the same room and you can't give a hug over the internet. but they can't imagine missing out on these chats. >> it would be kind of sad. i really coun't see him that often. >> reporter: the law here in illinois is not the first of its kind. a handful of states now allow for these virtual visits. but it does raise the question, does a text message or a web chat give divorce parents an excuse to not spend time with their children face to face. >> contact through a web camera is just not a substitute for face to face contact. >> reporter: and some fear judges will use this law to bar or limit in-person visits for some parents. but for many, this technology has been a god general send, a way to play an active role when separated by distance. jeremy hubbard, abc news, chicago. >> not perfect but kind of cool she can hold her perfect grades up to that web cam. >>> th